Senior Consultant

We are currently seeking an experienced investment industry professional to join our growing team. You will lead relationships with affluent families, help build and manage a talented practice group, and help our organization support families across the Family Office Macrocosm™. We believe this role offers an excellent long-term home alongside dedicated team members.

Key Skills and Attributes

  • A broad and in-depth working knowledge of the Canadian investment industry
  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • Highly collaborative nature with the ability to build trusted relationships
  • Investment knowledge on a range of asset classes, including Alternatives  
  • Strong social skills and business acumen to manage and guide internal and external stakeholders
  • Curiosity to understand clients’ needs and translate them into value-add opportunities
  • Flexibility to work as needed by clients

Qualifications

Candidates must have (i) relevant investment management experience as either an Advising Representative or Associate Advising Representative; and (ii) obtained the CFA or CIM designation.

We require successful completion of the Exempt Market Products Exam for the role, but you may complete it after the start date.

We will prioritize candidates with experience providing advice to affluent families (e.g., family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals).

Primary Responsibilities

Client Relationships

  • Own clients’ overall experience with our organization
  • Participate in discovery with prospective or new client families
  • Identify and advance clients’ priorities beyond their investment portfolios
  • Provide education and trusted advice on investments
  • Lead client meetings and ensure materials meet or exceed expectations

Strategic Investment Planning

  • Develop integrated investment plans based on clients’ unique goals and needs
  • Oversee the development of, and updates to, clients’ Investment Policy Statements
  • Review new client families’ existing investments for alignment with their objectives  
  • Liaise with clients’ tax advisors to align investment and tax planning
  • Stay in tune with changes to clients’ lives and whether their plans require changes

Investment Allocations

  • Provide non-discretionary clients with recommendations that are actionable and concise
  • Manage discretionary client capital following clients’ IPSs and internal resources
  • Coordinate with clients’ tax advisors to help them assess asset placement considerations
  • Attend Investment Committee meetings and remain apprised of our investment activities
  • Ensure investment execution with practice group members, client service and operations

Reporting and Monitoring

  • Provide ongoing information, analysis, and education to client families on their investments
  • Oversee the timely delivery and accuracy of Prime Quadrant investment reporting
  • Manage the design and delivery of any custom portfolio analyses for clients
  • Liaise with the investment and operations team from time to time to address client questions

Compensation

  • Industry competitive salary
  • Performance-based bonus structure
  • Health benefits via participation in the firm’s health spending account
  • Four weeks’ vacation per annum

To be considered send resume and cover letter to:‍

"Prime Quadrant is a special place to work.  Even though I’m a junior member of the team, I am encouraged to voice my ideas and opinions.  It is exciting that I am actively contributing to the growth and success of our business."

We are looking for the best people, regardless of experience or background.

What is life like at Prime Quadrant?

Our Career Development program focuses on making sure that each team member is in the right position that will allow them to excel. Through quarterly check-ins, 360° peer feedback, and wellness and mentorship programs, each team member receives the resources they need to flourish and grow.

Through our Social Committee, we have team gatherings throughout the year such as monthly birthday parties, our Prime Quadrant softball team, summer socials and fall campfires so that we can grow as a family together.

At Prime Quadrant, giving back to the community is an integral part of everything that we do. Besides raising millions of dollars towards healthcare initiatives through our family office events, we donate our time to our communities. Every year we partner with organizations such as Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Slopes for Candy, and the Breakfast Clubs of Canada by participating in projects that need volunteers and can benefit from having our team join them.

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